Stroud £2.75M Community Energy Share Offer Now Open

Dear Supporters of Community Energy Our community energy share offer for the two Stroud wind turbines, known as Resilient Energy Mounteneys Renewables Ltd (REMR) is now open and shares are selling fast.  These shares will be full Equity Shares in the two 500kW wind turbines, run as a Community Benefit Society based in Stroud, Gloucestershire. […]

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Pentland Firth – Nick Balmer

This was written as a comment to: http://rspa.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/469/2157/20130072.full   A few years ago I was working for BAM Nuttall pricing renewable energy projects including offshore windfarms. We became part of a consortium looking at the possibility of installing wave or tidal current turbines in the Pentland Firth. It was one of the most interesting projects that […]

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Effect of brutal cutoff of wind capacity – Spanish Wind ramping, intermittency back up

http://www.carboncommentary.com/2009/11/15/853 Spain’s variable wind and stable electricity networks Sunday 15 November 2009 in uncategorized by Chris Goodall One of the frequent criticisms of wind energy is that national distribution systems (‘the grid’) cannot cope with large number of turbines because of the variability and unpredictability of their output. Grids need to match supply and demand […]

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Offshore Wind Technology conference, 12 – 13 December, Birmingham, UK

 The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The IET is one of the world’s leading professional institutions with over 150,000 engineers and technologists as members worldwide.  We are organising an Offshore Wind Technology conference, 12 – 13 December, Birmingham, UK and we would appreciate your support in promoting this event to your members. http://conferences.theiet.org/offshore-wind/programme/index.cfm via […]

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Dr Gregor Czisch to talk at Synergistic SuperGrid for Transmitting Energy Overseas 2011 Collecting the SuperGrid Puzzle & Moving Closer to Reality

    CompanyNameDesignationCountry Climate ParliamentNicholas DunlopFounder and Secretary-GeneralUnited Kingdom Siemens Transmission and DistributionMatthew KnightBusiness Development ManagerUnited Kingdom Friends of the SupergridAna AguadoCEOBelgium Commission for Energy RegulationPaul BrandonManager – Electricity TransmissionIreland The University of GlasgowEnrique AchaProfessor of Electrical Power systems, Department of Electronics and Electrical EngineeringScotland ABBLars WeimersChief Engineer Marketing HVDC SystemsSweden DESERTECGerry WolffCoordinatorUnited Kingdom Institute […]

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Papers in Energy Policy from Mark Delucchi and Mark Jacobson, Stanford / California University USA – 100% renewable energy at reasonable prices and timescales

Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi recently published two papers in Energy Policy expanding upon our article on 100% wind, water, and solar power for the world, published in Scientific American in November 2009. I am attaching corrected in-press proofs of the articles. Mark and I continue to work on various aspects of this, so we […]

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Wind Energy Reduces Electricity Prices,Says Independent Study"….NOT

Extract from Claverton Energy Group Archives, by Paul Frederik Bach, ex director Danish Western National Grid. On 12 May 2010 21:13, Paul-Frederik Bach <pfbach@profibermail.dk> wrote: Dear all, The debate on the economy of wind power seems to be never ending. Observations of wind power output and spot prices indicate that wind power creates low prices […]

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